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University of Technology, Sydney (UTS)

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Graduate Certificate in Development Assessment

  • Graduate Certificate

Development assessment and building certification have become some of local government's most important activities.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Duration
1 year part-time
Course Code
C11204

About this course

Development assessment and building certification have become some of local government's most important activities. The planning system has become increasingly complex requiring increased levels of skills and knowledge for those working in the sector.

Entry requirements

Admission requirements Admission requirements Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies. Applicants must have one of the following: a UTS recognised bachelor's degree or equivalent, or higher qualification in a cognate field (architecture, building or planning), or completion of a TAFE Certificate IV in Planning or a Statement of Attainment in Building Assessment. In addition to one of the above qualifications, applicants need to provide: a personal statement explaining their reasons for wanting to study the Graduate Certificate in Development Assessment, and a CV clearly articulating local government sector related work with a minimum experience of two years. Applicants who do not satisfy the academic requirements may be considered on their ability to demonstrate equivalency through a minimum of five years' relevant work experience. The English proficiency requirement for local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6. 5 overall with a writing score of 6. 0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4. 5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184. Eligibility for admission does not guarantee offer of a place. Check to see if there are additional admission requirements for this course. If you don't meet the admission requirements for this course, there may be alternative pathways to help you gain admission.
Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Ultimo (Sydney)